Papalo / Pipicha - Key Growing Information

Papalo / pipicha plant, grown from seed.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-21 days. Germination is naturally low and variable.

SOWING:
Direct seed: Sow 1/4- 3/8" deep, 15 seeds per foot in well-prepared seedbeds.

TRANSPLANT: Barely cover seed with soil and moisten. Provide bottom heat for the best germination. Transplant seedlings outside when they are 3-4" high, spacing seedlings 12" apart in rows that are 18" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average garden soil.

PLANT HEIGHT:
36-60".

PLANT SPACING:
12".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Annual.

HARVEST:
Pick individual leaves as needed. The tips of the plants can be cut off and will regrow.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Porophyllum ruderale, Porophyllum tagetoides